Immigrants

USA Learns - USA Learns Citizenship Course

2008

The USA Learns Citizenship course helps immigrants prepare for all facets of the naturalization process, including the reading, writing, and civics components of the citizenship test, as well as the N-400 interview.

Instructional Staff

USA Learns - Skills for the Nursing Assistant Course

2008

Skills for the Nursing Assistant is a free course that

Instructional Staff

Credentials for the Future: Mapping the Potential for Immigrant-Origin Adults in the United States

2019

This report analyzes data on the postsecondary degree and non-degree credential attainment of first- and second-generation adults (ages 16 to 64) to explore the relationship between these credentials and adults’ economic outcomes.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers
Researchers and Developers

“MAESTRA! The Letters Speak.” Adult ESL Students Learning to Read for the First Time

2010

This report outlines five principles for teaching adult emergent readers.

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Using Oral Language Skills to Build on the Emerging Literacy of Adult English Learners

2010

This resource is a research brief written for teachers, program administrators, and teacher trainers seeking ways to work effectively with adult and adolescent English language learners (ELLs) with emerging literacy skills.  

Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

A Toolkit for ESL Practitioners: Supporting Skilled Immigrants

2011

The toolkit addresses the challenge of properly serving the skilled immigrant population and introduces solutions to some of the most pressing problems this group experiences; it introduces best practices from the field and a directory of successful programs dedicated to serving the needs of skilled immigrants.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Increasing Opportunities for Immigrant Students: Community College Strategies for Success

2011

This report seeks to identify the key elements of a comprehensive and systemic approach to the challenge of educating immigrant students .

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers

Adult Education and Immigrant Integration: Networks for Integrating New Americans (NINA), Theoretical Framework

2013

This Theoretical Framework is part of the overall strategy for designing and implementing the NINA initiative.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Policymakers and Implementers
Instructional Staff

Improving Immigrants' Employment Prospects through Work-Focused Language Instruction

2011

This policy brief outlines a series of  promising approaches to link language instruction with occupational training and to address the pressures and challenging life circumstances immigrants face. 

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers

Findings from an Examination of the Labor Force Participation of College-Educated Immigrants in the United States

2012

This is the second of a series of papers that examines the labor market underutilization problems experienced by college-educated immigrants who earned their college degrees in other countries compared with their counterparts who earned their college degrees in the United States.